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Plan for Holiday Visits with Older Adults

November 1, 2016, 10:20 am | Barbara Dunn Swanson, Laura Sternweis

A visit from family and friends during the holidays can make life better for older adults in care facilities. Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests planning ahead to make the most of these visits.


Program Helps Iowa Caregivers Plan for Long-term Financial Security

August 2, 2016, 8:54 am | Brenda Schmitt, Suzanne Bartholomae, Laura Sternweis

Many Iowans eventually will be providing some level of care for an elderly parent or relative. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is piloting “Finances of Caregiving,” a program to help Iowans protect their own long-term financial security as they plan for taking on a caregiving role.